Bid Writer (Architectural Services Bids & Tenders)

GBR Recruitment Limited
03 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Part Time

GBR Recruitment Ltd are working in exclusive partnership with a multi disciplinary Construction practice, recruiting for an experienced part time Architectural Services Bid Writer working 20 - 25 hours per week (all is negotiable in terms of start & finish times + NEG on days in the office + some hybrid home working too) to join the companies team of experienced Architects, Building Surveyors, plus Health & Safety Professionals, focusing purely on Architectural Services tenders / bids / proposals.

You will control, compile & lead all Architectural tender bids, putting together winning tender & bid submissions / proposals, that meet the end using customers Architectural needs.

You will win new Architectural Services tender work at the correct agreed margins (% mark up) adding real commercial value to the business & increased market share.

This is a great chance for a Construction sector Bid Writer with strong exposure to Architectural Services tender submissions, to work for a high quality construction industry employer of choice, as well as working flexible hours / days, to suit your work / life balance.

This role could suit an experienced Bid Writer with a niche in Architecture / Architectural Services, that is looking to reduce their working hours, to allow them time for other activities outside of work, or it may suit a Construction professional seeking part time work around School hours etc or around other work / training or someone looking to be semi-retired (or is semi-retired already).

If you are keen to find out more about this employer of choice then please read on .

Bid Writer Duties:

  • The lead for all architectural services tender bid processes, from initial conception to completion & submission.
  • Working in unison with the Senior Management Team & Subject Matter Experts to produce compelling / winning bids for architectural works, working closely / hand in hand with the Architectural practices MD.
  • Ensuring price points are right (margins, mark ups, revenue, overheads, materials etc ), quality of submission focused, bids are in line with real achievable scope of Architectural works (timescales, logistically, business capabilities, technical acumen etc ), taking responsibility for the whole end to end Architectural Services Bid process (the go to person for all bids).
  • Ensure bids deadlines / set milestones are achieved in OTIF (PQQ's, expression of intent, RFI's etc )
  • Seek out new tender opportunities for Architectural services (opportunities from various construction frameworks, ensuring the business bids for as many suitable Architecture consultancy projects as possible & within set business parameters.
  • Review / analyse bids & tender submission results & report them to the SMT / MD.
  • Continuously working on putting together new & improved Architecture works bids, to continue to grow the business & to expand the construction works profile / case studies further.


  • Architectural Services Bid Writing experience across various Construction types / Built Environment's
  • Time-served in a comparable Bid Writing opening, working within a Main Contractor, Sub Contractor, Architectural consultancy practice or multi-disciplined consultancy practice.
  • Up to date with current Construction legislation, regulations & pricing.

Great Employee Benefits Include:

  • 34 days leave (pro rata for part time)
  • 1 day per year for corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities
  • Health and well-being support
  • Health cash plan
  • 24/7 GP appointments
  • High street discounts
  • Subsidised social events
  • Private office car parking
  • Long service awards
  • Career development support (financial & time)

Role could suit someone living in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire or Lincolnshire

Apply Today & start in June!